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Wednesday 1 June 2016 2:43 AM

Maidenhead United FC News

Maidenhead United have finalised their pre-season friendly program ahead of the new season.

The Magpies kick off with friendly matches away to Thatcham Town and Penn & Tylers Green on the same day, Saturday, July 16, before once again welcoming Harry Kewell's Watford u21s squad to York Road on Saturday, July 23 (kick-off 3pm).

Alan Devonshire's men follow that with a


10:16 Mon 30 May 2016
Striker Sean Marks has signed for the Magpies Maidenhead United have signed striker Sean Marks from Braintree Town. The 30-year-old, who has played more than 300 games for the Iron over an eight year spell, has linked up with former boss Alan Devonshire
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09:00 Thu 26 May 2016
Alan Devonshire watches United's 2-2 draw with Concord Rangers Magpies boss Alan Devonshire expects he'll have to wheel and deal in the transfer market this summer to get in the kind of players he needs to improve the club. Working to the same budget
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11:30 Thu 19 May 2016
Maidenhead United manager Alan Devonshire Maidenhead United manager Alan Devonshire has signed a contract extension which will keep him with the Magpies until May 2018. Devonshire, who rejoined the Magpies from Braintree Town last summer, initially signed a two-year deal
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12:15 Thu 26 May 2016
Alan Devonshire watches United's 2-2 draw with Concord Rangers Magpies manager Alan Devonshire is set to stay at Maidenhead United after signing a new contract with the club. This week's SportsTALK hears from club chairman Peter Griffin about the deal, and takes a look
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14:49 Mon 23 May 2016
Maidenhead United Ladies celebrate their Challenge Cup win Maidenhead United Ladies ended their season on a high by lifting the Woman's Challenge Cup after a 2-0 win over Winchester City Flyers. The Magpies were heavy favourites coming into the final as they play
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16:55 Wed 18 May 2016
James Comley challenges for the ball against Eastbourne Borough Maidenhead United manager Alan Devonshire, who has signed a contract extension at York Road, has made a couple of transfer breakthroughs as he looks to strengthen the Magpies for next season. United have announced the
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11:21 Fri 27 May 2016
brian Reading Football Club have announced this morning that manager Brian McDermott has been sacked. McDermott took over at the Madejski Stadium in December, replacing Steve Clarke. The Royals finished 17th in the Sky Bet Championship
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12:00 Wed 04 May 2016
Maidenhead United Maidenhead United's season came to an end at the weekend with the Magpies achieving their second highest finish in league football. This week's SportsTALK reflects on a year that exceeded expectations and hears from manager
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12:15 Thu 26 May 2016
Alan Devonshire watches United's 2-2 draw with Concord Rangers Magpies manager Alan Devonshire is set to stay at Maidenhead United after signing a new contract with the club. This week's SportsTALK hears from club chairman Peter Griffin about the deal, and takes a look
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17:04 Thu 26 May 2016
PROUD: Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth. Gareth Ainsworth has reaffirmed his commitment to Wycombe Wanderers after speculation linking him with a move away from Adams Park this summer. Ainsworth has been linked to various vacant positions, while at one stage he
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Maidenhead United FC News

Maidenhead United FC York RoadMaidenhead United FC play their football in the Blue Square South League and have done since winning promotion to the division in 2007/08.

Nicknamed The Magpies, their home is York Road, a ground that has historical significance as it is recognised as the oldest continuously used football ground in the world.

Boss Johnson Hippolyte has been in charge of the club since 2006 when he took over following the departure of Carl Taylor.

Hippolyte, or Drax as he is well known, is a manager who looks to give youth a chance and he has built a squad based on exciting young talent.

Maidenhead United have struggled in recent seasons, however, and finished the 2011/12 season in the relegation zone but they survived the drop due to a reprieve.

Despite their struggles in the league in that season, they did enjoy a superb run in the FA Cup where they reached the first round proper.

A crowd of just under 3,000 saw them draw 1-1 with League 2 side Aldershot at York Road, they went on to lose 2-0 in the replay.

Return to our Maidenhead United FC page for all the latest football scores, transfer news, pre-match coverage and post-match reaction.


Club: Maidenhead United FC

Nickname: The Magpies

Formed: 1870

Ground: York Road

League: Blue Square South

Chairman: Peter Griffin

Manager: Johnson Hippolyte

Twitter: @MUFCYorkRoad

Website: www.pitchero.com/clubs/maidenheadunited